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America’s top gymnasts are competing for national championships in Des Moines

The nation’s best gymnasts are in Des Moines this week competing for national championships, but it’s not the kind of gymnastics most people are used to.This event has a little more flipping, a little more flying through the air and a little more flare.” Artistic gymnastics is the most common discipline, but what you’ll be …

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Lethbridge kicking off Cirque du Soleil’s Canadian leg of OVO – Lethbridge

Cirque du Soleil has arrived at Lethbridge’s ENMAX Center to prepare for upcoming performances of “Ovo,” a bug-inspired spectacle. According to senior publicist Janie Mallet, the traveling crew consists of 100 people — more than half of whom are artists from 25 different countries — and around 100 more people are hired locally to set …

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Falcons rally for third consecutive MEC acro-tumbling crown | news

FAIRMONT — Fairmont State completed a three-peat by edging Frostburg State, 256.695-255.550, on Saturday afternoon in the finals of the Mountain East Conference Acrobatics & Tumbling Championships at Joe Retton Arena. The win helped the Falcons improve to 9-1 on the year. Frostburg State, a second-year acrobatics & tumbling program who ended the year with …

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A sport of their own: How acrobatics and tumbling is fighting for NCAA recognition | Sports

Felicia Mulkey had enough. It was her 11th year coaching competitive cheer at Kennesaw State University, yet she was wanting more action, more intensity and more athleticism. Her pitch to KSU’s athletic director about reshaping the program to better focus on acrobatics and less on cheering had just been denied. So, she decided that the …

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